The Austrian Society of Montreal has announced that Viennese Ball of Montreal 2019 — an elegant evening that merges European traditions with modern Montreal lifestyle and charitable generosity — will take place on Saturday, November 16, at the Montreal Marriott Chateau Champlain hotel.

Viennese Ball of Montreal 2019

One of the city’s last two remaining debutante balls, the annual Viennese Ball of Montreal is a high-profile charity event that brings generations and cultures together to celebrate Austrian music, culinary delights, tradition, and custom.

Viennese Ball of Montreal 2019

While eating a sumptuous five-course gourmet dinner, expertly prepared by the hotel chefs, and sipping sparkling wine provided by the Ambassador of Austria, guests will enjoy the presentation and choreographed performance of the Ball’s debutantes and their escorts as they dance to The Merry Widow Waltz

…as well as ballerinas from a classical ballet company.

Viennese Ball of Montreal 2019

Beyond all-night access to the dance floor with different live orchestras playing, guests will also be able to play some Roulette and Black Jack at an in-house Casino or taste traditional Viennese wine and beer at an Heurigen tavern. To top it all off, they will have the opportunity to bid for great prizes at a Silent Auction, as well as the chance to win a delightful door prize.

Viennese Ball of Montreal 2019

This year the Viennese Ball of Montreal will celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Vienna State Opera. Over the years this iconic institution has hosted the spectacular Vienna Opera Ball, the pinnacle of Vienna’s legendary Ball season. Today the Vienna State Opera remains at the centre of cultural life in Vienna and in Austria and is a symbol of music and art throughout the world.

The Vienna Opera Ball inside the Vienna State Opera auditorium

Here is what you need to know about Viennese Ball of Montreal 2019:

Date and Time: Saturday, November 16, from 7PM to 4AM
Location: Montreal Marriott Chateau Champlain | 1050 De La Gauchetière West, Montreal, QC H3B 4C9
Dress Code: Black tie for gentlemen and evening gown for ladies
Tickets: Available for purchase online are the Junior Ticket (under 35 years old) at $175; the Regular Ticket (over 35 years old) at $275; and a Corporate Table for 10 attendees at $2750
Beneficiaries: 100% of ball proceeds go to SOS Children’s Villages, study in Austria for McGill music students, Leave Out Violence (LOVE), the German Language Schools Quebec, and the Alexander von Humboldt School
Website: balviennoisdemontreal.org
Facebook: @vienneseballofmontreal | Instagram: @balviennoisdemontreal

Viennese Ball of Montreal 2019

Alles Walzer!

Photos credit: Austrian Society of Montreal

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